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The Children's Book Podcast

Dec 15, 2022

The authors and illustrators you love, and some who may be new to you.

The stories you can’t stop thinking about, and some that have been waiting for you to discover.

The messages on the hearts of those who write stories just for you.

This is the Children’s Book Podcast. I’m Matthew. I’m a teacher, a librarian,...

Dec 6, 2022

Kids are full of wonder. They effortlessly ask questions about why things are as they are.They delight in seeing something new. They make new connections with what they’re learning, or connections with their classmates, or connections with their thoughts and ideas that help push the world around them to be bigger and...

Dec 2, 2022

The things we make say a lot about the people who make them. In every detail, from the language used on the show to the guests who join for interviews, from the publishers whose works are celebrated and amplified to the underrepresented stories and voices who are given the spotlight, these choices communicate a lot...

Nov 29, 2022

The Children’s Book Podcast does not look or sound the same today as it did when it debuted its first episode in July of 2013. But is podcast growth just part of the natural life cycle of a show? Can a podcast really stay the same?

On today’s retrospective episode, we’re examining how the blueprint on the show has...

Nov 22, 2022

The Children’s Book Podcast released its first episode in July of 2013. Only it wasn’t called “The Children’s Book Podcast”. And it didn’t sound like the show with which most listeners are familiar.

On today’s retrospective episode, we’re taking a look back at the different names the show has used and...